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What is pagefile.sys ??

Old 05-28-04, 05:54 PM
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What is pagefile.sys ??

It's on C:\pagefile.sys

Itís 768mb and if I try to delete it I canít. It says itís being used by another program.

Any ideas what it might be??
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Old 05-28-04, 05:55 PM
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I believe it's your virtual memory file. Computer uses your hard drive as part of your memory.
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Old 05-28-04, 06:00 PM
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Yeah, it's your virtual memory. You can change its size under System Properties > Advanced > Performance > Advanced.
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Old 05-28-04, 07:03 PM
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yep. It's that. Guess I better keep it that size.
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